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Fantasy football position rankings for Week 2

The No. 1 fantasy football quarterback from Week 2? It’s the New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees (9) against NFC South foe Tampa Bay.
The No. 1 fantasy football quarterback from Week 2? It’s the New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees (9) against NFC South foe Tampa Bay. AP

Week 2. fantasy football positional rankings from Dynasty Football Warehouse.

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1. Drew Brees, New Orleans vs. Tampa Bay

2. Matt Ryan, Atlanta at N.Y. Giants

3. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay vs. Seattle

4. Sam Bradford, Philadelphia vs. Dallas

5. Andrew Luck, Indianapolis vs. N.Y. Jets

6. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh vs. San Francisco

7. Russell Wilson, Seattle at Green Bay ... Wilson’s 41 pass attempts in Week 1 were a career-high, while Green Bay allowed 52.0 yards per drive last week (the most in the league)

8. Tony Romo, Dallas at Philadelphia

9. Eli Manning, N.Y. Giants vs. Atlanta

10. Philip Rivers, San Diego at Cincinnati

11. Carson Palmer, Arizona at Chicago ... Palmer has averaged 269 yards per start as a Cardinal and gets a good match-up here at Chicago.

12. Ryan Tannehill, Miami at Jacksonville

13. Marcus Mariota, Tennessee at Cleveland

14. Tom Brady, New England at Buffalo

15. Tyrod Taylor, Buffalo vs. New England

16. Matthew Stafford, Detroit at Minnesota

17. Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco at Pittsburgh

18. Andy Dalton, Cincinnati vs. San Diego

19. Teddy Bridgewater, Minnesota vs. Detroit

20. Cam Newton, Carolina vs. Houston

Running back

1. Carlos Hyde, San Francisco at Pittsburgh ... Hyde’s 168. yards rushing last week was the most by a 49er in a game since 2009.

2. DeMarco Murray, Philadelphia vs. Dallas ... Major grudge match potential – Murray returns back to Dallas to play against the Cowboys.

3. Mark Ingram, New Orleans vs. Tampa Bay

4. Adrian Peterson, Minnesota vs. Detroit

5. Matt Forte, Chicago vs. Arizona

6. Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati vs. San Diego

7. Lamar Miller, Miami at Jacksonville

8. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle at Green Bay

9. Justin Forsett, Baltimore at Oakland

10. Jamaal Charles, Kansas City vs. Denver

11. Chris Ivory, N.Y. Jets at Indianapolis

12. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay vs. Seattle

13. Ameer Abdullah, Detroit at Minnesota

14. LeSean McCoy, Buffalo vs. New England

15. Tevin Coleman, Atlanta at N.Y. Giants

16. Darren Sproles, Philadelphia vs. Dallas ... Seven of Sproles’ 12 touches went for at least 10 yards in Week 1.

17. Doug Martin, Tampa Bay at New Orleans ... Look for Martin to rebound after a slow Week 1. Martin topped 100 yards rushing in his last game at New Orleans

18. Alfred Morris, Washington vs. St. Louis

19. DeAngelo Williams, Pittsburgh vs. San Francisco

20. C.J. Anderson, Denver at Kansas City ... Anderson (toe, ankle) is listed questionable for Week 2

21. Danny Woodhead, San Diego at Cincinnati

22. Latavius Murray, Oakland vs. Baltimore

23. T.J. Yeldon, Jacksonville vs. Miami

24. Frank Gore, Indianapolis vs. N.Y. Jets

25. Chris Johnson, Arizona at Chicago ... With Andre Ellington out, look for veteran Chris Johnson to now start for Arizona

26. Dion Lewis, New England at Buffalo

27. Joseph Randle, Dallas at Philadelphia

28. Melvin Gordon, San Diego at Cincinnati

29. Bishop Sankey, Tennessee at Cleveland

30. Rashad Jennings, N.Y. Giants vs. Atlanta

Wide receiver

1. Julio Jones, Atlanta at N.Y. Giants ... Giddy up – in his past 16 games Julio has totaled 1,734 receiving yards

2. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh vs. San Francisco

3. Odell Beckham Jr., N.Y. Giants vs. Atlanta

4. Brandin Cooks, New Orleans vs. Tampa Bay

5. Jordan Matthews, Philadelphia vs. Dallas

6. A.J. Green, Cincinnati vs. San Diego

7. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston at Carolina

8. Jarvis Landry, Miami at Jacksonville

9. Randall Cobb, Green Bay vs. Seattle ... It’s possible Richard Sherman will cover Cobb in the slot but who Sherman is on will impact their output, and perhaps push targets to other Green Bay receivers.

10. Demaryius Thomas, Denver at Kansas City

11. Keenan Allen, San Diego at Cincinnati

12. Julian Edelman, New England at Buffalo

13. Calvin Johnson, Detroit at Minnesota

14. Alshon Jeffery, Chicago vs. Arizona

15. Steve Smith Sr., Baltimore at Oakland

16. John Brown, Arizona at Chicago

17. Kendall Wright, Tennessee at Cleveland

18. Donte Moncrief, Indianapolis vs. N.Y. Jets ... This ranking assumes either T.Y. Hilton misses the game and/or Moncrief sees a larger role regardless

19. Terrance Williams, Dallas at Philadelphia ... With Dez Bryant sidelined, Williams steps in as the Cowboys’ number one receiver

20. Jeremy Maclin, Kansas City vs. Denver

21. Emmanuel Sanders, Denver at Kansas City

22. Roddy White, Atlanta at N.Y. Giants

23. Stevie Johnson, San Diego at Cincinnati

24. Davante Adams, Green Bay vs. Seattle

25. Brandon Marshall, N.Y. Jets at Indianapolis ... Marshall will likely be covered by shutdown corner Vontae Davis (thus making Eric Decker relatively more attractive)

26. Golden Tate, Detroit at Minnesota

27. Pierre Garcon, Washington vs. St. Louis

28. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay at New Orleans ... Evans (hamstring) will need to be monitored for Week 2

29. Amari Cooper, Oakland vs. Baltimore

30. Eric Decker, N.Y. Jets at Indianapolis

31. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay at New Orleans

32. Charles Johnson, Minnesota vs. Detroit

33. Brandon Coleman, New Orleans vs. Tampa Bay

34. James Jones, Green Bay vs. Seattle

35. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona at Chicago

36. Andre Johnson, Indianapolis vs. N.Y. Jets

37. Anquan Boldin, San Francisco at Pittsburgh

38. Tavon Austin, St. Louis at Washington

39. Sammy Watkins, Buffalo vs. New England

40. Allen Robinson, Jacksonville vs. Miami

Tight end

1. Rob Gronkowski, New England at Buffalo

2. Travis Kelce, Kansas City vs. Denver

3. Martellus Bennett, Chicago vs. Arizona

4. Jimmy Graham, Seattle at Green Bay

5. Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati vs. San Diego

6. Greg Olsen, Carolina vs. Houston

7. Jason Witten, Dallas at Philadelphia

8. Jordan Reed, Washington vs. St. Louis ... Reed should continue to have a big role, especially with DeSean Jackson (hamstring) out 3-4 weeks

9. Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Tampa Bay at New Orleans

10. Jordan Cameron, Miami at Jacksonville

11. Ladarius Green, San Diego at Cincinnati

12. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh vs. San Francisco

13. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota vs. Detroit

14. Eric Ebron, Detroit at Minnesota

15. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis vs. N.Y. Jets ... Allen scored once in Week 1 and had a second TD called back on penalty

16. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia vs. Dallas

17. Richard Rodgers, Green Bay vs. Seattle

18. Delanie Walker, Tennessee at Cleveland ... Walker (hand) will be questionable for Week 2 and needs to be monitored

19. Crockett Gillmore, Baltimore at Oakland

20. Vernon Davis, San Francisco at Pittsburgh


1. Justin Tucker, Baltimore at Oakland

2. Cody Parkey, Philadelphia vs. Dallas

3. Matt Bryant, Atlanta at N.Y. Giants

4. Zach Hocker, New Orleans vs. Tampa Bay

5. Josh Brown, N.Y. Giants vs. Atlanta

6. Steven Hauschka, Seattle at Green Bay

7. Andrew Franks, Miami at Jacksonville

8. Stephen Gostkowski, New England at Buffalo

9. Brandon McManus, Denver at Kansas City

10. Mason Crosby, Green Bay vs. Seattle

11. Adam Vinatieri, Indianapolis vs. N.Y. Jets

12. Ryan Succop, Tennessee at Cleveland

13. Chandler Catanzaro, Arizona at Chicago

14. Dan Carpenter, Buffalo vs. New England

15. Matt Prater, Detroit at Minnesota

16. Dan Bailey, Dallas at Philadelphia

17. Josh Lambo, San Diego at Cincinnati

18. Randy Bullock, Houston at Carolina

19. Robbie Gould, Chicago vs. Arizona

20. Mike Nugent, Cincinnati vs. San Diego


1. Miami DT, Miami at Jacksonville

2. Houston DT, Houston at Carolina

3. Tennessee DT, Tennessee at Cleveland

4. St. Louis DT, St. Louis at Washington

5. Minnesota DT, Minnesota vs. Detroit

6. Carolina DT, Carolina vs. Houston

7. Baltimore DT, Baltimore at Oakland

8. New Orleans DT, New Orleans vs. Tampa Bay

9. Kansas City DT, Kansas City vs. Denver

10. Philadelphia DT, Philadelphia vs. Dallas

11. New England DT, New England at Buffalo

12. Denver DT, Denver at Kansas City

13. Arizona DT, Arizona at Chicago

14. Cincinnati DT, Cincinnati vs. San Diego

15. Buffalo DT, Buffalo vs. New England

16. Green Bay DT, Green Bay vs. Seattle

17. Indianapolis DT, Indianapolis vs. N.Y. Jets

18. Pittsburgh DT, Pittsburgh vs. San Francisco

19. Seattle DT, Seattle at Green Bay

20. New York Jets DT, N.Y. Jets at Indianapolis

Alan Satterlee is a co-owner and senior writer for, a comprehensive fantasy football strategy site.

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